Discovery certificate for object 2017hft
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 14026 [ 2017TNSTR1092....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2017-10-10 08:29:04
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Source Group: GaiaAlerts

A. Delgado, D. Harrison, S. Hodgkin, M. van Leeuwen, G. Rixon, A. Yoldas (University of Cambridge), on behalf of Gaia Alerts team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2017hft
Discoverer internal name: Gaia17cof
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 19:43:02.930 (295.762208) DEC = +23:19:46.52 (23.329589)
Discovery date: 2017-10-07 14:00:57 (JD=2458034.0839931)


Remarks: erratic brightening and flaring episodes in possible YSO

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2017-10-07 14:00:57
Flux: 18.32 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2017-08-26 04:59:31
Limiting flux: 21.5 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2017hft